Locals torched a tipper following a road accident along the Koteshwor-Jadibudti road section on Wednesday.
The tipper (Na 4 Kha 3558) en route to Koteshwor from Jadibuti carrying sand had hit a scooter (Ba 70 Pa 9399) from behind, leaving the rider seriously injured. The injured scooter rider has been taken to Satdobato-based B&B Hospital for medical treatment.
The tipper driver has been detained at Tinkune-based police office.
Two fire trucks were sent to douse the fire.